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        Look at the Harlequins!

      New York: McGraw-Hill. (1974). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Gordon Lish, who published some of Nabokov's stories when he was fiction editor at Esquire: "for Gordon Lish with best regards from Vladimir Nabokov who has corrected several misprints in this copy. 6-ix-74. Montreux." Nabokov has made corrections to pages 8, 10, 90, 116, 231, and 246, including crossing through two whole sentences. Housed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THEORIE ET PRATIQUE DE L ANALGESIE PAR ACUPUNCTURE

      SOCEDIM 1974 - R200002250: 890 pages illustrées de nombreuses figures en noir et blanc. In-4 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GUNS OF AVALON. Signed

      Faber And Faber, London 1974 - Presentation Copy. First UK Edition. A fine fresh copy in dustwrapper. Inscribed: "To Bob Shulman / Best Wishes / Roger Zelazny". Levack 18b. The Second Amber Book. Much less common than the US edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Sula.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Boards a little bowed. A very good copy in the rubbed and creased jacket with a few short closed tears. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists. A Medley, by Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

      Printed by C. S. Van Winkle. First American edition.. Boards somewhat worn and chipped, but overall a very nice copy in the original (if somewhat sophisticated) state, enclosed in chemises and a quarter morocco slipcase.. BAL 10109; Langfeld & Kleinfield, pages 23-24; Wright I, 1380. 2 vols, 8vo in fours, original drab boards, printed paper labels, untrimmed. A continuation of Irving?s genial stories, articles and impressions gathered from his European travels, which began with The Sketch Book. Priority between the American and English issues is not known, but the American edition is the scarcer of the two and rarely found in decent condition, much less in original boards as here. Bookplates of Horace Joseph, Carroll Atwood Wilson and Clifton Waller Barrett on the front paste-downs and front free endpaper. Duplicate withdrawn from the University of Virginia. Laid into volume one is a typed note: ?This copy, although it appears to be in better condition that the Chamberlain copy, is actually a sophisticated copy. The back cover of vol. 1 is supplied and the other covers have been very skillfully repaired and re-attached.? This appears to have been supplied by Swann Galleries. This copy was lot number 398 in the Barrett Duplicates sale of 1974.

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        Tulip and Orchid.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Editions Press. 1974 - Color lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. 55 x 74 cm. From Baudelaire, Charles.Les Fleurs du Mal Portfolio. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        John Steinbeck A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Adrian H. Goldstone Collection

      Austin, TX: The University of Texas At Austin. Fine. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A clean, tight 1st Edition/1st Printing copy in Fine condition, some mild sunning along top portion of book cover; Harmon: " With the publication of this monumental work, the Steinbeck collector now had an extensive and authoritative source for descriptive bibliographic information and could identify, with confidence, many of the Steinbeck collectible editions. This bibliography also included Steinbeck's periodical contributions, contributions to books, foreign language editions .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, 1954-1974, 42 VOLUMES (COMPLET) + INDEX 1947-1963 + ATLAS OF HE WORLD

      The National Geographic Society 1974 - RO40217166: 42 volumes reliés demi-cuir, d'env. 900 pages chacun, réunissant chacun 6 numéros. Illustrés de très nombreuses photos et cartes en couleur et en noir et blanc, dans et hors texte. Grandes cartes dépliables en couleur conservées. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Titres, tomaisons et années dorés sur les dos. Dos globalement décolorés et très légèrement frottés. + Index 1947-1963 (Inclusive), 397 pages. + Atlas of the World, 300 pages, 1963 (couleur, In-Plano). Du n° 1, Vol. CV, Jan. 1954 (Fish Men Discover a 2,200-year-old Greek Sheep, by Capt. Jacques-Yves COUSTEAU), au n° 6, Vol. 146, Dec. 1974 (Isles of the Pacific). In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Cantique des cantiques de Meyer Lazar

      Atelier des Blancs Manteaux, Paris 1974 - Sl [Paris], Atelier des Blancs Manteaux, sd [1974]. 53 x 34,5cm, in-folio, 5 ff. n. ch. (présentation par Henry Bulawko, puis texte en français et en hébreux) et 25 eaux-fortes hors texte pour certaines en couleurs, en feuilles sous coffret de l'éditeur de pleine toile bleue. Tirage unique à 120 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, celui-ci n°90 signé par l'artiste et enrichi de QUATRE DESSINS ORIGINAUX signés de Meyer Lazar : le premier à la mine plomb sur le premier contreplat, daté 1979, le deuxième à l'encre sur une nappe de restaurant pliée en deux (1984), le troisième à l'encre sur une feuille de papier in-16 (1990) et le dernier à l'encre au revers d'une photocopie de quatre portraits photographiques de l'artiste in-4 (1991). Coffret un peu défraichi, trace d'adhésif au revers d'une gravure. (Inconnu de Monod) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Look at the Harlequins!

      New York: McGraw-Hill. (1974). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Gordon Lish, who published some of Nabokov's stories when he was fiction editor at Esquire: "for Gordon Lish with best regards from Vladimir Nabokov who has corrected several misprints in this copy. 6-ix-74. Montreux." Nabokov has made corrections to pages 8, 10, 90, 116, 231, and 246, including crossing through two whole sentences. Housed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. .

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        Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, 1840-1926. 4 volumes.

      Paris & Lausanne: La Bibliothèque des Arts-1985. 1974 - 4to. (11 1/4" x 15"); 461+ 305 + 313 + 443 pp. Vol. I, 1840-1881: Peintures. 7 color plates + monochrome illustrations, nos. 1-705. Vol. II, 1882-1886: Peintures. 5 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 706-1122. Vol. III, 1887-1898: Peintures. 7 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 1123-1500. Vol. IV, 1899-1926: 11 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 1501-1983. Plus many b/w photos in each vol. Fully illustrated catalogue raisonné, giving exhibitions, bibliography and provenance for each entry. With biography, extensive documentation and indices. French text. Vols. III, IV new condition; vols. I & II good used.

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        CLAUDE MONET - Biographie et Catalogue Raisonné . ------ TOME 1 : 1840 - 1881 , Peintures

      Bibliothèque des Arts - Lausanne 1974. 1 Volume/1. -- TOME 1 seul -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée pleine toile bleue sous jaquette illustrée. Format in folio( 38,8 x 29 cm )( 4130 gr ). -------- 461 pages avec 8 planches couleurs et 705 figures noir et blanc. ************* ref 540 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        LE SEPTIEME CHANT [Lbc]

      Paris: Societe Internationale D'Art Xxe. Very Good with no dust jacket. [1974]. Hardcover. 2851750437 . Color Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tal; #158/210 signed by both Jouffroy & Masson on the colophon. Folio, orig. Wrappers, orig. Red cloth slipcase & chemise. With 4 engraved plates by Masson. Loose as issued. Some dampstaining to slipcase, otherwise clean & bright. Contents FINE. ; Signed by All Authors; 3 .

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        The Wessex Novels. [New Wessex Edition]. COMPLETE SET OF THE WESSEX NOVELS IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Macmillan, 1974[-1978]. 14 vols., 8vo., green cloth, upper boards with 'TH' monogram blocked in gilt, gilt backs, green tops (variously faded), green endpapers, a very good, bright, clean set in dustwrapper. The New Wessex is the best modern collected edition of the novels, with each work introduced by a leading Hardy scholar. The set comprises: Desperate Remedies (CJP Beatty); Under the Greenwood Tree (Geoffrey Grigson); A Pair of Blue Eyes (Ronald Blythe); Far from the Madding Crowd (John Bayley); The Hand of Ethelberta (Robert Gittings); The Return of the Native (Derwent May); The Trumpet-Major (Barbara Hardy); A Laodicean (Barbara Hardy); Two on a Tower (FB Pinion); The Mayor of Casterbridge (Ian Gregor); The Woodlanders (David Lodge); Tess of the D'Urbervilles (PN Furbank); The Well-Beloved (J Hillis Miller); Jude the Obscure (Terry Eagleton). A nice set. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION . Catalogs: thomas hardy.

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        A proposed fountain of trickling water with ultra-violet underligthing, in memory of Pablo Picasso, 1974''

      New York, . 1974 - Lithographie auf Arches Kupferdruckpapier, 57 x 76,5 cm (Blattgr???üe). Verso signiert, datiert u. bezeichnet: ''A proposed fountain of trickling water with ultra-violet u. erligthing, in memory of Pablo Picasso, 1974, by Dan Flavin, in hand printed lithography on Arches 88 paper by Chris Erichson, Steve Andersen and Andi Rischner in Styria Studio, New York City''. Auflage: 90 Exemplare (nn.). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Galerie Buchholz OHG (Antiquariat)]
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        Gracie's Busy week (Share The Warm Flesh)

      Copenhagen 1974 - HENRY PANZER (DEAN KOONTZ penname) - GRACIE'S BUSY WEEK (originally published under the title "SHARE THE WARM FLESH" under the Gracie Amber penname by Cameo in 1970 - which I have verified as I own both books), published by Copenhagen in 1974 (originally published in 1970 by Cameo). This book is one of a number of 30 or so books that Dean Koontz wrote for Cameo books early in his career under various pennames (like Linda Mitchell or Leonard Chris), and one book he actually published under his own name (Bounce Girl). Dean Koontz has since disavowed and otheRwise denied having ever written such books (besides Bounce Girl which was published under his own name and the Leonard Chris book "Hung"), but the evidence is undisputable: The Library of Congress confirms that Gerda Ann Koontz (Dean's wife) holds the copyrights to this book. "Gracie" is one of the five names listed in the dedication of the gothic romance "Demon Child" (which Koontz wrote under the penname of Deanna Dwyer). All five of the first names listed in the dedication of "Demon Child" have turned out to be pseudonyms that Dean had used for this particular "Adult" literature. In an article written by Dean Koontz entitled "Dean's Drive" in the sci-fi fanzine Energumen #8 (6/71), Dean Koontz admitted to writing 30 of these books in 1970 (including "Share The Warm Flesh" - this book), along with Pig Society and The Underground Lifestyles Handbook (both of which were also published by the same publisher, Cameo books in 1970). One of the titles that Dean Koontz admits to having written ("Thirteen and Ready") was written under the penname of Ann Griffin. In an early sci-fi fanzine, Beabohema #8 (1970), Dean Koontz again talked about writing these books. The authors initials (A.G.) are simply Dean's wife's initials in reverse. One of the Ann Griffin cameo books "Protest Ball," lists the author's address as Harrisburg, Pennsylviania (where Dean and his wife were living in 1970). Finally, in Dean Koontz's writing how-to book "How to Write Popular Fiction" (1972), he refers to these books and specifically to the Ann Griffin penname. Book has NO vertical spine creasing, no spine lean, no cover creases, very tiny cut along bottom edge near spine (common marking for a remaindered/imported book), no soiling or staining to covers, no former owner markings or used bookstore markings inside, no missing pages, no creased pages, pages are flat and tight and appear unread, hint of edge wear, evidence of removed price sticker to cover. Overall a VG+/FINE- book of this rare 1970s Dean Koontz pen name book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Dean Koontz 1st printing hardcover/paperback/magazine appearances up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        The Complete Wedding March of Erich von Stroheim

      Boston: Little, Brown. (1974). First. First edition. Quarto. Some sunning to the top of the boards, a very good copy in a worn, good dustwrapper with several chips and tears. The book of the great, never completed film. A very interesting copy Inscribed by both Weinberg, and Fay Wray (who was featured in the film as Mitzi) to von Stroheim's biographer, Thomas Quinn Curtiss. The front fly has been neatly vertically creased, perhaps to make the page easier to inscribe. Weinberg's inscription reads: "for Tom more than for anyone else. Herman." Wray's reads: "Tom! Here we are in 1984 remembering Erich together. Fay Wray." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Poemas. Edición ilustrada con viñetas entre texto y 10 aguafuertes exentos de Alberto Duce.

      Gisa Ediciones, Madrid 1974 - 43 páginas a dos tintas, 10 aguafuertes Bella edición de bibliófilo de los célebres poemas de Safo, magnificamente ilustrada con 10 aguafuertes firmados y numerados por el célebre pintor, dibujante y grabador Alberto Duce Vaquero. Tirada de 185 ejemplares. Este es el nº 63 de la tirada normal. Ejemplar en perfecto estado de conservación.

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        CRASH (Pristine Signed Copy)

      Jonathan Cape 1974 - Jonathan Cape, UK. 1974. Immaculate, unread copy of Ballard novel so memorably filmed by Cronenberg in the late 90s. This is a superb copy of the second printing of the first edition, with pristine boards, a superbly spotless and spiffing spine, clean, untouched white pages, a flawless dustjacke that is clipped and bears the Cape sticker with the £2.75 price at which the 1974 reprint retailed. Otherwise the dw and the cover art are identical to that of the 1973 release. The book is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR DIRECTLY ON TO THE TITLE PAGE. As new. Digital pictures are available to prospective buyers [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Edition Books]
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        Concrete Island

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1974. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, grey top-stain. With the dust jacket. Top stain a little faded. An excellent copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Dan, J. G. Ballard".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry. The Cloisters The Metropolitan Museum of Art

      New York: George Braziller, [1974] - First edition, Number 167 of 500 copies of the Limited Edition. Small 4to. Illustrated throughout in color. 268 pp. Bound in full blue Publisher's Morocco. Very fine (minor fading to spine, in cloth leather tipped slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Rats

      London: New English Library Ltd, , 1974. Octavo. Original dark brown boards, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to front board gilt. With the dust jacket. Minor light stain to foot of front free endpaper, dust jacket with light rubbing to head of fore edge, a lovely, bright copy. First edition, first impression. Herbert's first book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CHRIS BURDEN: 71-73

      Chris Burden, Los Angeles 1974 - 96pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Designed by Chris Burden. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the first of two early catalogues raisonné cum artist books privately published by Chris Burden detailing his own conceptually based performance work. It presents copious photographic documentation accompanied by the artist's own notes for each of twenty-three projects executed between 1971 and 1973. A most presentable copy of this uncommon item showing noticeable overall wear, scuffing, and handling to its covers along with some mild soiling to the edges of the textblock. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Freya Stark Letters. Edited by Caroline Moorehead. NEAR FINE SET IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Michael Russell, [Wilton, 1974-82]. 8 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with endpaper maps; black cloth, gilt back, coloured endpapers, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper. The set comprises Vol. I: The Furnace and the Cup 1914-30 (1974); Vol. II: The Open Door 1930-1935 (1975); Vol. III: The Growth of Danger 1935-1939 (1976); Vol. IV: Bridge of the Levant 1940-1943 (1977); Vol. V: New Worlds for Old 1943-1946 (1978); Vol. VI: The Broken Road 1947-1952 (1981); Volume VII: Some Talk of Alexander 1952-1959 (1982); Vol. VIII: Traveller's Epilogue 1960-1980 (1982). COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE NOW EXTREMELY SCARCE. . Catalogs: travel & exploration.

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        Butcher's Moon (Signed First Edition)

      Random House, New York 1974 - First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page as "Donald Westlake / (R.S.)" Near Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Binding very slightly cocked, else book is bright and clean. Jacket is fresh and unfaded. The last of Westlake's 1970s Parker novels under the Stark pseudonym, and one of the scarcest. An attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        JAN FRANS VAN BLOEMEN ORIZZONTE E L'ORIGINE DEL PAESAGGIO ROMANO SETTECENTESCO.

      Ugo Bozzi Roma 1974 Ril. in tela con sovr., cm 29x26, pp 382, 64 tavv a colori e 278 b / n, 400 ill b / n.

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        ?With the staunch support of the American people and with the loyalty and confidence of friends like you, this Administration can continue moving toward the great goals it was elected to achieve?? Six months later, President Nixon resigned

      Typed Letter Signed ?RN? as President, 1p, 6.75? x 9?. The White House, Washington, D.C., February 5, 1974. To Congressman C.W. (Bill) Young (R-Florida). Blind embossed with the presidential seal at top center. Fine condition.In full, ?Thank you very much for your January 30 letter. It was very thoughtful of you to write as you did. I appreciated having an opportunity to learn of the widespread support of my conduct of the Office of the President which you found throughout your Congressional District. Your report adds emphasis to my own conviction that, with the staunch support of the American people and with the loyalty and confidence of friends like you, this Administration can continue moving toward the great goals it was elected to achieve.? On August 6, 1974, Congressman Young told the Associated Press he would vote to impeach President Nixon. On August 9th, President Nixon resigned. Note: In 1995, Young voted to impeach President Clinton. Republican Charles W

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        Girl Seated at Desk III

      Henry Moore. 1974. - Original 4 colour lithograph on J. Whatman paper. Size: 34.9 x 43.2 cm. (13½ x 17 inches) Fine condition. Framed. No VII of X proofs and an edition of 50. Signed and dated in pencil lower right. Printed by Curwen Prints Ltd. Moore found that printmaking facilitated a departure from his sculptural interests, allowing more freedom to experiment with colour, light and subtleties of tone. His exploration in printmaking techniques can be traced from woodblock prints of 1931. Cramer 339 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Brockport Writer's Forum: Four Days in April, 1974

      1974 - A program issued for a joint poetry reading held at SUNY Brockport in 1974. One of 100 numbered copies Signed by each featured poet. This particular copy is one of ten copies which were sent out to be bound by Heyen. Inscribed by Heyen to his editor, Ernest Stefanik: "Dear Ernest, I've had ten of these signed programs bound, and thought you might like one. My friend Al Poulin surprised me by billing our four days' celebration as a spectacular to mark the birth of Noise, which didn't show up for another couple of months! Sent to you with warm wishes. Bill Heyen, Brockport, November, 1974." Contains poems and Signed by John Anderson, Stanley Plumly, Heyen, William Stafford, Jarold Ramsey, Terry Stokes, Galway Kinnell, Louis Simpson, Erica Jong, C.K. Williams, Richard Howard, Carolyn Kizer, Ishmael Reed, Michael Waters, Robert Bly, and John Logan. With binder's receipt tipped onto the half-title page. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die biblische botschaft.

      Mourlot, 1974, P - In 4 relié sous jaquette illustrée. 199 pages, nombreuses illustrations. Une lithographie originale de Marc Chagall en frontispice [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Brass Cupcake

      Robert Hale, London 1974 - This is the first British hardcover edition. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket-clipped. Pictures available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        At the Bureau.

      New York: Kennedy Graphics. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. 1974 - Lithograph in five colors on Vélin d'Arches paper. Native American series. Image: 61 x 85 cm. Paper: 73.6 x 104.1 cm. Edition of 100. Signed and numbered by artist. Fern & O'Sullivan, 636. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Paul Strand: Sixty Years of Photographs

      Aperture (1974), New York - 1/350. Sm. quarto. 182pp. Black cloth in matching slipcase with original publisher's paper band. Two tiny stains on front cover. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs on glossy paper. Includes excerpts from correspondence, interviews, documents, chronology and selected bibliographies. Profile by Calvin Tomkins. Accompanied by a hand-pulled, dust-grained 5 1/2" x 7" gravure (Fisherman, Gaspè, 1937) of an Iris, window-mounted on stiff sleeve and protected by printed tissue guard within gray paper folder, all in original shipping sleeve. Gravure was made from the original negative. Blind-stamp of Paul Strand Estate on lower right margin of sleeve. Gravure in fine, book in near fine condition. All items in publisher's large original shipping box. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Periodico di matematiche, storia didattica filosofia. Disponiamo dall'annate dal 1951 al 1962 rilegate in tre volumi e delle annate sciolte 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972 (solo fasc. n° 1-2 presumibilmente unico uscisto essendo del nov-dic.), 1974, 1975.

      Bologna-Roma, Zanichelli.luciani. - Formato in-8° pp. che variano da 290 a 600 (solo una annata). Legature in tutta tela con tass. Al dorso e bross. editoriali. Tutte [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"

      N.p, n.d. [London: All London Squatters, ca 1974?]. Poster calling attention to the plight of those evicted from the Camden Street Squat, formerly located at 220 Camden High Street. The owner of the building, Joseph Levy (1906-1990), was a wealthy London property developer whose company Stock Conversion helped rebuild the city during the 1950's-60's after WWII. In February 1974, Levy enlisted the help of 100 police officers to evict the occupants of the Camden Street Squat, had the building boarded and locked, leaving numerous families displaced. Levy was despised by the All London Squatters, the group behind Camden Street, and according to their meeting notes (see http://www.wussu.com/squatting/als17024.htm), plans were in motion to picket both his offices as well as the local courts, though they were ultimately unsuccessful in regaining entry into the squat. A rare poster, not listed in OCLC. Original silkscreened poster, printed in navy blue on yellow stock, measuring 52cm x 65cm (20.5" x 25 5/8"). Edgeworn and creased, with tears at the margins and shallow loss to three of four corners (none affecting image); Very Good.

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        Untitled etching from the Santa Clause portfolio (98/175)

      L'Herne, Paris 1974 - Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Etchings from the Santa Clause Portfolio Limited edition of 175 copies; each signed and numbered in pencil by the artist Published by L'Herne Paris: 1974 Signed Calder, lower right Dimensions: 20 1/4 x 26" E.E. Cummings (1894-1962), an American poet, essayist and playwright, first published his one-act play, Santa Clause, in the Harvard Wake in the spring of 1946. The play was inspired by his reunion with his estranged daughter Nancy, whom was married to Willard Roosevelt, grandson of Theodore Roosevelt. Cummings considered the play Santa Claus, which expressed his belief in the joys of love, his most successful. The allegorical Christmas fantasy recounts the tale of Santa Claus and the sinister character Death, who exchange identities in a cynical scheme to sell shares in a worthless wheel mine. A little girl, whose innocence allows her to see through their deception, finds them out. Remorseful, Santa reveals his true identity, reaffirming his faith in love and giving and reconciles with his estranged family. Alexander Calder illustrated this monumental artist book with nine full-page etchings, whose simplified linear motifs deftly convey the emotional power of the story. Each original etching is signed and number in pencil by Calder.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Carrie

      Doubleday & Company, 1974. Hardcover. Good. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1974: First Edition, First Printing, with "P6" code at the gutter of page 199. In original dust jacket with proper price of $5.95 intact. In Good condition. Pages show foxing and creasing, some light separation between a few hinges. Staining to side of page block. Cloth shows discoloration, soiling and wear. Lean to spine, wear at spine ends, rubbing to stamping on spine. The dust jacket shows moderate wear and damp staining. First Edition, as stated.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Dictionnaire topographique, historique et statistique de la Sarthe suivi d'une biographie et d'une bibliographie

      Joseph Floch - Mayenne 1974 - 6 volumes in-8 relié demi cuir rouge de l'éditeur, réimpression offset de l'édition de 1829 au Mans par Monnoyer et à Paris par Bachelier : tome I : avertissement xvj, CCCCLXXIV, 390 pp., iij, tome II : 706 pp., tome III : 785 pp., tome IV : 810 pp., tome V : 819 pp., tome VI : 761 pp. ; bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Bemühung um die Wirklichkeit.

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie. 1974 - Original lithograph by Wifredo Lam (1902-1982) with facing text by Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. "Die Bemühung um die Wirklichkeit ."is from Aus: ?Holzwege". 1950 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered by Lam on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 2. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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